BANANA BLENDER MUFFINS

I was fortunate enough to be selected as a JS Health Girl – an Ambassador for Jessica Sepel’s 8 Week Online Program and received a signed copy of her new book, “Living the Healthy Life”!  Jessica has been an absolute inspiration and I feel I have learnt so much from her about Balanced Living.  Her…

Raw Thai Young Coconut Soup

I have to be honest, I haven’t always liked the idea of a cold soup!  But, since living in a hot climate here in Singapore, it has become more appealing, so I gave it a try! This recipe is so delicious, fulfilling and nutritious and excellent if you suspect a parasite or dis-biosis in the…

Homemade Ice Cream

WHO DOESN’T LOVE ICE CREAM? This recipe is such a winner, that I decided to make it my first recipe on this blog! Good quality ingredients are essential! It’s difficult to find fresh cream in Singapore, but I’m so excited to have found the BEST fresh cream (in a packet) at Oh Deli on East Coast…

TAHINI DRESSING

  This is the most delectable dressing ever!!  It’s so good that I’ve resorted to using it as a dip – cannot get enough of this stuff!! You can use it over salad, with chickpeas to make hummus or over just about any savoury dish!  Delicious over quinoa too! Enjoy every tasty mouthful! Tahini Dressing…

GREEK 7 LAYER DIP

The Mexican 7 Layer Dip is an absolute hit!!!  BUT, I must say that I’ve made it (and eaten it) that many times that I thought maybe it’s time for something new!  My youngest daughter loves Hummus and has learnt how to make it herself now, so we have a tub of Hummus in our…

BEST OXTAIL STEW EVER!!!

My husband said this is the best stew he has ever tasted! AND, quite honestly, I have to agree! My dear sister-in-law Lisa, gave me this recipe and has given me permission to share it.  It reminds me of good times spent together in their beautiful home, where everyone is always welcomed and made to feel so special….

OKRA CURRY

OKRA CURRY Ingredients: 500g Okra, trimmed and cut into 4cm pieces 1/2 teaspoon turmeric 1/2 teaspoon salt 3 tbsp oil 10 curry leaves 1 teaspoon brown mustard seeds 1 onion, thinly sliced 2 teaspoons dried red chilli flakes 1 green chilli 1 teaspoon ground chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander 1…

BONE BROTH / CHICKEN STOCK

The basics of all good food is a nutritional bone broth or chicken stock!!! It is one of the oldest recipes around and famous for its healing qualities! Packed with minerals and goodness that heals the gut and feeds the cells in our body! A staple one should always have available in the freezer at…

OVERNIGHT SOAKED OATS WITH YOGURT SERVED WITH BERRIES AND HONEY

OVERNIGHT SOAKED OATS Ingredients: 1/3 cup oats 1 tablespoon chia seeds ¼ cup of milk of your choice (including coconut water) ¼ cup Greek yogurt 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon of honey (for sweetness) A handful of fresh blueberries A handful of fresh raspberries A small handful of sunflower seeds  Method: I like to…

BARBEQUED PORK SPARE RIBS

I can’t even remember where I found this recipe, but it is one of the best recipes – and so easy to do!  I used to boil the ribs the night before, make the marinade and leave it in the fridge overnight, but have found the SLOW COOKER so much easier, and they turn out…

ASIAN INSPIRED SLOW COOKER STEW

I have honestly made this dish SO often, that I thought it was worth sharing.  I’ve never met anyone who didn’t enjoy this recipe!  My kids LOVE it and there’s never any leftovers. I originally found this dish on a fabulous blog called http://www.nomnompaleo.com – beautiful recipes, which are healthy and paleo!  I’ve replaced a…

COCONUT CACAO SMOOTHIE

I was craving an iced coffee, but it was 2.30pm and if I have caffeine after 12pm, there’s not chance I’ll be able to sleep that night!  Richard, my lovely husband, suggested a drink with cacao powder – therefore the Coconut Cocao Smoothie was born!  It is heavenly and really healthy!  The Cacao powder is…